Restaurateur Scott Morrison Dies Unexpectedly

The man behind Delaware favorites Chelsea’s Tavern and Ernest & Scott Taproom passed away on Sunday.

We were saddened to learn that Scott Morrison, 54, the man behind some of Delaware and the Main Line’s most loved eateries, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 14.

Morrison owned Wilmington staples Chelsea Tavern and Ernest & Scott Taproom on Market Street. At the time of his death, Morrison was also working on opening 3 Doors Brewing Company, a microbrewery and restaurant planned to debut on Market Street this spring.

Other culinary endeavors of Morrison’s outside of the area included Tango in Bryn Mawr and the now-closed Avero Craft Pizzeria in DevonHe was also a partner in Berwyn’s Nectar.

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JB Braun, Main Line Today’s publisher, shares, “Scott Morrison was a good friend of Delaware Today and Main Line Today magazines. We mourn the loss of Scott Morrison, offer our condolences to his daughters and family, and remind all that ‘life is too short.’ Live this life, today.”

Morrison is survived by two teenaged daughters and many family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Jennifer, who died in January 2012.

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